Breaking the Consolidation / Merge Stalemate – For VMware vSphere & Microsoft Hyper-V

If you have snapshots or checkpoints that won’t consolidate or merge, you have a painful situation, once you notice! If you don’t notice, you’ve got a disaster approaching. Learn how to break the stalemate of stuck snapshots/checkpoints and how to monitor for these in this blog post!

Certificate Verification Failure when Patching Veeam Backup for Office 365? You’re not alone!

UPDATE 18/08/2022: Veeam have an expired certificate impacting auto-updates for older versions of v6, this is fixed from Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6 Cumulative Patch P20220718 (6.0.0.400) onwards. As Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6a is now available, I suggest updating to this instead due to important Microsoft Teams data protection changes. See KB4344 for the download link,… Continue reading Certificate Verification Failure when Patching Veeam Backup for Office 365? You’re not alone!

New Blog Series: Cloud Object Storage Deep Dive

Hi, Today I’m excited to finally share my blog series that I’ve been working on for some time, a deep dive into the object storage solutions available from the “big three” public cloud hyperscalers (Azure/AWS/GCP). Part one is available now over at the Veeam Blog and I’ll be updating this post as the other sections… Continue reading New Blog Series: Cloud Object Storage Deep Dive

Designing Meaningful Recovery Point Objective (RPO) & Recovery Time Objective (RTO) Policies

Today, I’d like to talk about creating and scoping realistic and enforceable RPOs and RTOs for your Business Continuity (BC) and Disaster Recovery (DR) policies and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) within your organization. As every organization will have different requirements the focus of this blog post is on general considerations for shaping your policy. Additionally… Continue reading Designing Meaningful Recovery Point Objective (RPO) & Recovery Time Objective (RTO) Policies

Vodcast Appearance: Nexus Bitesize – Backing up Microsoft Teams & The Release of Veeam Backup for Office 365 v5

Just a quick blog update today. I was recently asked to appear in a Nexus Bitesize vodcast to talk about Microsoft Teams and Office 365 data protection in general, it was a great opportunity to highlight Veeam’s latest release of their Veeam Backup for Office 365 v5 product. To check out the Bitesize go to… Continue reading Vodcast Appearance: Nexus Bitesize – Backing up Microsoft Teams & The Release of Veeam Backup for Office 365 v5